Radio Free Mormon: 85: Elder Snow Goes Rogue

Elder Snow is the outgoing head of the Church History Department. He was recently interviewed by two reporters on the Salt Lake Tribune’s podcast, “Mormon Land.” In this interview, Elder Snow made some surprising and revealing statements. Tonight, Radio Free Mormon does an in depth analysis of the Elder Snow interview. This is gonna be […]

Radio Free Mormon: 84: Defender of the Faith Part 5

Radio Free Mormon was neck-deep in Mormon apologetics during the 1980s. At the apex of his apologetic career, RFM presented a 12-lecture series as an Institute class in the spring of 1989. This is the fifth lecture in that series. Lecture Five deals largely with Joseph Smith’s early involvement in folk magic. This was a […]

Radio Free Mormon: 81: RFM Goes to Sunstone

This podcast contains the complete audio of my presentation at Sunstone on August 2, 2019. Thank you so much to everybody who showed up! I had a great time and I hope you did, too! I have the most intelligent and thoughtful listenership of any podcast out there! You are the best!!!      

Mormon Discussion: 335: Hans Mattsson – A Crisis of Truth

Today we Sit down with former LDS Area Authority Hans Mattsson. As Hans begin reading into the deeper history of Mormonism and as other approached him with their historical questions, Hans sensed that the Church’s narrative didn’t hold up and that the tough questions did not have satisfactory answers. Hans took his concerns to the […]

Stories For Mormons: 005: The Blessing

This story explores a little, the concept of doubt and how it might facilitate faith. I hope that the word “Doubt” can be embraced and that the LDS Church and members can recognize the utility of doubt in human and spiritual development. This tale takes a twist on the New Testament story related in Mark 9:20-27. […]

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 023: God Magic, Spiritual Experiences and the Paranormal.

Jack Naneek and Bill Reel sit down to discuss spiritual experiences, telepathy, healing, and precognition.  Priesthood, truth claims, and exclusive rights to wield God magic are considered.  The first half of life is compared with the second half of life.  Literalism, symbology, and personal spiritual guidance are analyzed.  Yes.  It’s a long episode!  But, in […]

Cognitive Dissidents: 005: Getting Out of The Boat

Today on the Cognitive Dissidents Podcast we talk about when it is a good time to get out of the boat.  Using Mathew chapter 14 from the new testament as our backdrop we talk about why churches or religious institutions are useful and what purpose they serve and then turn our time to understanding that […]

Radio Free Mormon: 018: Faith Not To Be Healed

Today Behind enemy lines, Radio Free Mormon dives into what it means to have “Faith Not To Be Healed”.  RFM explores what we have taught about healing, its principles, how healing take place, what it means when the healing doesn’t occur, and how central healing power is to the Restored Gospel.  Do you have faith […]